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Minutes from Disney, free wi-fi, private pool, free use of safe

12 Reviews
Bedrooms 3
Separate WC's1
Property type villa
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Minimum Stay
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Photos and Description of this 3 bedroom holiday villa in Lake Davenport Estates - The Palms Villa

Sleeps 8, air-conditioned, close to theme parks, cot & high chair provided

The villa has its own private, mesh screened pool which enjoys a high level of privacy due to the 6' fence which surrounds the back garden. There is also a lanai (covered area) providing both shade and shelter and full set of patio furniture. Guests are also free to use the gas barbecue provided. The villa is comfortably furnished with ample seating, cable TVs and DVD player. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge-freezer complete with ice-maker, full sized cooker, microwave, coffee maker and a dishwasher. It is well stocked with plenty of glassware, crockery, cutlery and cooking utensils.

The ground floor master bedroom (king) has an en-suite bathroom with full size marble oval bath, walk-in shower, double vanity, and separate toilet facilities.

Located upstairs are the second (double) and third (twin) bedrooms and main bathroom. The gallery upstairs has a pull-out double sofa bed. From this room, there is a good vantage point to see the Disney fireworks in the evening.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Alan & Sheryl Broomhead
Member since: 2010
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
15 October, 2016
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About Alan & Sheryl Broomhead

Originally from the UK, we have lived in Ontario since 1998. We love our place in the sun to relax and unwind, especially during our long, cold Canadian winters.

Alan & Sheryl Broomhead purchased this villa in 2004

Why Alan & Sheryl Broomhead chose Davenport

As soon as we saw this property it felt like our home away from home. Perfect location for all the theme parks, beaches on west and east Florida coasts, restaurants and Kennedy Space Center. Have enjoyed vacations with family and friends here and look forward to many to come in the future.

What makes this villa unique

Private pool and rear garden - so nice to unwind. Lots of space for everyone to enjoy.


based on 12 holidaymaker reviews

Minutes from Disney, free wi-fi, private pool, free use of safe
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Home from home

  • 5 of 5

Great place to base yourself from to enjoy the parks, Disney approx. 20 mins, Universal approx. 30 mins.

If the parks aren't your thing, everything you could want and more is available in the property. The pool area is private and well furnished for sunbathing, sitting out for meals etc.

Shops ( Publix & Walmart), and restaurants are close by for essentials

Alan & Sheryl are great people to deal with, excellent and prompt responses with any questions or queries.

Would highly recommend this property.

The only problem was we had to come home!!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 1, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hi Paul, Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We will be going down to Florida ourselves in the next few months and cant wait to see our home again. It was our pleasure to welcome you as our guests. Best wishes, Alan and Sheryl
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Ideal for parks and relaxing around the pool

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in several villas in this area and this is certainly one of the best. The pool area is secluded, and the estate is quiet and tastefully looked after by the local residents. Its ideal for 192 (restaurants & shops) and stores (Walmart is 5 minutes away). The decor is fresh, and the furniture including the beds is very comfortable. Your certainly can't go wrong, and the rental price is very reasonable.

  • Review Submitted: May 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your kind words Howard! We really appreciate you taking the time. Glad you all enjoyed yourselves. Best wishes, Sheryl & Alan
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  • 5 of 5

This is the place to stay. This home is wonderful. As soon as we walked in the door, it felt like home. Everything you need is there. Great space! The owners are great and respond to your every question. It is centrally located. Disney is about 1/2 hour depending on traffic. Daytona Beach and Tampa are about 1hr - 1 1/2 hour drive. Cant say enough about this home. The pool is great! Check this home out for all of your vacation stays in Central Florida. It was one of the best vacations we have had. We have recommended this home to all of our family and friends back home for their vacations and plan to rent this out again next year when we come to Florida.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks Michelle! Its so good to hear you enjoyed your stay! Best wishes, Alan & Sheryl
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Great spot, for a reasonable price

  • 5 of 5

Stayed here 5 nights with our family of four, it worked out perfectly for us. Fast response and service from owners, comfortable house in quiet area, with a nice pool. We will recommend to friends for sure.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 10, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking such good care of our home and your kind words. Thank you for choosing our villa for your vacation - we are so glad you enjoyed your stay. Best wishes, Alan and Sheryl
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Riview of our stay

  • 4 of 5

We were pleasantly surprised when we arrived at our Vila. Ample rooms, spacious living area, and all the amenities you need while you stay. Well maintained, but will need some TLC in the near future for the main rug and vinyl flooring. We all enjoyed the refreshing pool, proximity to all the attractions, shopping, and the beach. Would certainly consider this villa again if the timing permits. Peter & Wendy

  • Review Submitted: Apr 21, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic place, a real 'home form home'!

  • 5 of 5

Just to say that we all had a fabulous time staying in your villa, we really didn't want to come home!! It was lovely and spacious and just as the photos show.

Whilst we were there we decided last minute on a trip to Kennedy Space Center. So from the comfort of the pool/house we phoned Orlandosavers.com on the Saturday afternoon, using the details on the fridge magnet,and Terri delivered the tickets direct to our door at 8am the next morning ..... talk about 'hassle-free', you couldn't ask for better service!!!

It was such a pleasure to use the washing machine and dryer etc... we even came home with lovely clean clothes!!.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 28, 2011
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2011
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words and positive feedback. We are so pleased that you all had such a good vacation. Thanks also for taking such great care of our home. It's comforting to know that it was so well cared for and appreciated. We hope we can welcome you back as our guests again in the future. Best wishes, Alan & Sheryl
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Highland Reserve
Nearest Motorway
6 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Beach
78 Miles
Cocoa Beach
Car: recommended

The Palms Villa is situated within a quiet, residential area, only 15 minutes drive to all the Disney theme parks. Seaworld and Universal Studios are approximately 30 mins drive away. Orlando International Airport is approx. 30 mins by car. Great beaches on both the east (Cocoa Beach) and west coasts (Clearwater) are approximately 1 hour drive along the I4. Why not take a boat tour from Clearwater to see the dolphins or experience Nascar racing at Daytona? There are also many terrific golf courses nearby for budding golfers. Only minutes away from Highway 192, there's always something to do, mini golf, shopping , and great restaurants.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday villa in Lake Davenport Estates, Davenport

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season
1 Sep 2016 - 17 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Christmas/New Year
18 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2016
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season
3 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid Season
1 Apr 2017 - 7 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
8 Apr 2017 - 21 Apr 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Mid Season
22 Apr 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Low Season
1 Sep 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £245
Tax Rate 12.0%

Prices include all Florida taxes and 1 cleaning
$300 Security/Booking deposit required upon booking confirmation.
Security deposit returned to guests within 14 days of departure from the villa, subject to Property Manager's inspection.
Full payment of all villa rental costs due 8 weeks prior to arrival or upon confirmation if for a 'special offer/late booking'

Pool heat is an optional extra - $120 per week or $18 per day.

Bookings less than 4 nights are subject to an additional cleaning charge of $80.

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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday villa in Lake Davenport Estates in Disney / Orlando

Property Type:
  • villa (detached)
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1996 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • rural
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Parking
  • Safe
  • Security System
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Thermos Flask
  • Towels Provided
  • Tumble Dryer
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • 1 Separate WC
  • Master Ensuite - Toilet , Bath (no shower) , Shower Enclosure
    Upstairs Bathroom - Toilet , Bath with Shower
    Downstairs washroom - Toilet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 Double Bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 Single Bed
    Gallery - 1 Cot , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , sofa bed sleeps 2
    Master - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , with en-suite bathroom and large walk-in closet
  • Audio Tape Player
  • Books
  • Books - Fiction / Non-fiction
  • Books for Kids
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games
  • Games for Kids
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Game Console
  • Video Games
  • Beach Towels
  • Golf ...
  • Large Cooler
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Tennis ...
  • Tennis Court
  • 6 garden chairs
  • 4 deck chairs
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Private Pool ...
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • swimming
  • tennis
Elderly/Infirm/Wheelchair access. Please note: Master bedroom and en-suite bathroom are on main level. There are no steps to negotiate, only door thresholds to step over, for entry into home and out to the pool area. Doorways are of normal width so wheelchairs may not be possible.

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